The Bad Moms actress, 32, who’s pregnant and expecting her second child with husband Ashton Kutcher, posed both with and without cosmetics for the issue. While the front of the issue, dedicated to denim, features Kunis in full glam mode and wearing an embellished Canadian tuxedo, the back showcases the star’s natural, makeup-free radiance.
To better appreciate her flawless face in that second shot, the That ’70s Show alum has her raven tresses tied up into a loose bun, putting her wide eyes, high cheekbones and plump pout on full display. She wears only a dainty gold chain necklace and a gray tank top.
While you might imagine that posing without makeup for a national magazine might be stressful, Kunis revealed that the choice was no sweat. “I don’t wear makeup. I don’t wash my hair every day. It’s not something that I associate with myself,” she told the mag. “I commend women who wake up 30, 40 minutes early to put on eyeliner. I think it’s beautiful. I’m just not that person. So to go to a shoot and have my makeup artist put on face cream and send me off to do a photo, I was like, ‘Well, this makes life easy.’ And you’re still protected. Nobody’s there to make you look bad.”
With that in mind, it surely comes as no surprise that the Black Swan actress also hates Photoshop. “There was a company that I did a photo shoot for once that manipulated the photo so much, I was like, ‘That’s not even me,'” she said. “Like, what’s the point? You wanted my name, and then you wanted the version of me that I’m not. I absolutely hate it.”
But that’s not to say she doesn’t mind slight filtering. “Do I sometimes want them to depuff my eyes? Help me out with a little bit of lighting,” Kunis shared. “But do I want them to stretch my legs, thin out my waist, curve my hips, elongate my neck, blah, blah, blah? No.”
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